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Fri
22
Jul '11

Local Customs To Know In Crete, Greece

Eating the local food in a country is one of the divine pleasures of travel. By being knowledgeable about a country’s eating customs, you may escape a few embarrassing moments. The people of Crete enjoy family, friends, and food. With just a little bit of research you may leave your dining experience with some new friends.

Eating is a shared experience. Plates of food are ordered for the table to be enjoyed by all. Utensils are often ignored for the more practical fingers. Eating is (more…)

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Mon
18
Jul '11

The Local Flavor of Greek Restaurants

If you plan on taking a vacation to Greece, then no trip is complete without dining and getting a feel for the flavor of Greek food. If you can’t go to Greece, then Greece can come to you. There are plenty of Greek restaurants in your local area. The myriad of Greek cuisines are a treat that you simply do not want to miss.

Pita bread is used in most Greek dishes. Many types of meals can be made from this simple bread. Some examples include pita burgers (more…)

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Fri
15
Jul '11

Can A Civilian Tour The Military Bases in Greece

Every military base is guarded at the entrance by a trained member of the military to ensure that any non military members do not enter the base. This does not mean, however, that non military members can not tour the base and museums. Most bases make it possible for non members of the military to get a glance of what it is like to live on base. This is not to say that every base allows this but most do. There are however strict precautions taken to ensure that each visitor is not armed or out (more…)

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Wed
13
Jul '11

The Sandy Beaches Of Crete, Greece

Crete is one of the most beautiful of the Greek islands, and with 230 miles of coastline it also offers a wide variety of gorgeous beaches. The beaches range from popular sites that offer lifeguards, food, drinks, watersports and restrooms, to romantic, less visited stretches of sand. No matter what you are looking for in a day at the beach you are sure to find a beach that suits your wants and needs while on Crete.

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